The Escapes Of The Plymouth County Desperadoes


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YESTERDAY’S NEWS -- Tales of classic scandals, scoundrels and scourges told from historic newspapers in the golden age of yellow journalism... Bullets For Sheriff Maxwell And Family Episode 376 is an action-packed thriller with a jailbreak, a prison break, a couple of car chases, a bank robbery, and then some. At the center of it all is the law-enforcing family of Sheriff Hugh Maxwell of Plymouth County, Iowa, who make the ultimate sacrifice in their pursuit of justice. Culled from the historic pages of the Sioux City Journal, the Des Moines Register, and other newspapers of the era. ***

Research Update: SIOUX CITY, Ia., Oct. 8, 1921 - Harry Smith, one of a gang of five bank robbers who were sentenced to life terms for the murder of William Maxwell, son of Sheriff Hugh Maxwell, at Lemars and who later effected his escape from Fort Madison, has been re-arrested and is being held in the Ward county jail at Minot, N. D., for the murder of a deputy sheriff in Kenmare, N. D., according to advices received by the Sioux City police.

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